Janet Napolitano's file:
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Janet Napolitano is the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, appointed by President Obama. Prior to that, she was the governor of Arizona.

Recent statements involving Janet Napolitano

The 2010 DREAM Act failed despite "strong bipartisan support."

"We have seized more currency, more drugs, more outbound arms in the past year than any year in our country’s history."

"Very, very, very few people get a pat-down" when they go through airport security.

Numbers on illegal immigrants "are down in terms of apprehensions, which indicates fewer illegal crossings, but also up in terms of actual enforcement actions."

Recent stories featuring Janet Napolitano

Obama’s move on immigration and amnesty:

The Obama administration’s move on immigration reminded us we’ve looked into how to define amnesty.

Texas no-fly zone?:

Will the Feds make Texas a no-fly zone if legislators criminalize "groping" during airport pat-downs? Does purchasing an airline ticket buy you a background check? PolitiFact scanned these and other high-flying claims.

Truth-O-Meter patrols the border:

PolitiFact Georgia has you covered on homeland security.

The Obama administration trumpeted its reputation on border security recently, so last week, we checked claims about Transportation and Security Administration pat-downs and the border fence.

We also switched on our Deal-O-Meter to check whether Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature on Arizona-style immigration enforcement legislation means he kept a campaign promise.

For variety, we checked Deal on a claim about the cost of childhood obesity and presidential prospect Newt Gingrich on President Barack Obama and food stamps.

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